The sun is shining, the coffee is hot, and the computer screen is lit up with the latest edition of Perceptive Travel webzine. Could life be any better?                                                       

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With a click of the mouse, head off to Bali to experience a pig roasting with Zora O’Neill  (warning: this one’s not for the faint of heart). In her essay, Eating a Personal Pig, Zora vividly addresses the ambivalence that many of us have to eating meat.

Then it’s on to Morroco with  Jim Johnston. In his essay, Morocco: Give Me the Simple Life, Jim takes us to Tannant, a small Moroccan village where his 85 year old mother works as a Peace Corp volunteer.

Back in the States, Bruce Northam writes about the annual Madri Gras….in Burlington, Vermont. That’s right. Believe it or not, Vermont also has a Madri Gras. It‘s no where near as rowdy and not so exposed, but it’s a colorful Madri Gras all the same.

Joshua Berman is onboard with this month’s travel book reviews and Tim Leffel has, as usual, has an eclectic selection of world music reviews.

Plus there’s the the monthly giveaway…

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…Frommer’s travel blanket and pillow combo from Lug. Available in four snuggly colors and with a pocket for your music player, this will allow you to say “Screw you!” when an airline tries to charge you for a blanket or pillow.

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Liz Lewis is a New Zealand based writer who favors wine tasting and food markets over bungy jumping and mountain climbing.